Lawmakers have not inspired confidence this year on Wall Street or on Main Street. Debt burden this summer led Standard Poor to strip the country of its AAA credit rating.Markets did not react well to the resolution of the debt ceiling fight, and the subsequent downgrade ignited an even bigger stock market sell off while sending business and consumer confidence tumbling.Since 2012 is an election year, hopes that Democrats and Republicans can cooperate at all are thinner than ever, with politicians likely to stand idly by watching as confidence continues to wane.What more, the mood in Washington, as elsewhere in the developed world, has turned sharply toward deficit reduction, leaving little appetite for more government spending.Republicans criticized an earlier US$800 billion fiscal stimulus program pushed by the White House, saying it had little real impact on the economy.More than two years since the country emerged from recession, some 14 million Americans remain out of work. The budget deficit is running near 10% of total output, among the highest as a percentage of GDP since the Second World War..

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